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21/02/1953 DNA structure is discovered

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DNA Double Helix Structure

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The DNA Double Helix Discovery — HHMI BioInteractive Video

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What is DNA and How Does it Work?

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The Discovery of the Structure of DNA

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DNA double helix: how James Watson and Francis Crick cracked the secret of life

British molecular biologist Francis Crick and his American colleague James Watson reached their conclusion about the double helix structure of the DNA molecule. Their work was based on older studies done by Rosalind Franklin, Raymond Gosling and Maurice Wilkins. Watson and Crick published the DNA structure on 25 April in Nature.